Donald Trump pardoned Dwight Hammond and son Steven on Tuesday, two Oregon cattle ranchers who were convicted of arson on public lands after a long-running dispute over control of public properties adjoining their ranch. Their case sparked a 41-day occupation…
In a never-before-released video, FBI agents posing as documentary filmmakers can be seen running an undercover operation to investigate a Nevada ranching family whose fight with the federal government sparked an armed uprising and rallied militias from around the country.
By Abby Ellis, Sarah Childress and Richard Rowley, FRONTLINE
Oregon’s Malheur National Wildlife Refuge grabbed headlines earlier this year when it was seized by armed militants protesting federal control of local lands. But for the past decade, some local ranchers have been striving to find common ground with environmental…
By PBS NewsHour
Investigators with the Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office and the Harney and Malheur County District Attorneys found that the shots that killed Oregon militant LaVoy Finicum were “necessary."…
By Amanda Peacher, OPB
By Ryan Haas and Conrad Wilson, OPB
A federal grand jury indicted Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy and four others Wednesday with a raft of felony charges related to a 2014 armed standoff at Bundy’s ranch.
By John Sepulvado, OPB
In many ways, the standoff between militia and the U.S. government encapsulates a deeply intertwined anti-federal sentiment mixed with Mormon symbolism.
In Nevada, armed militia members and states' rights protesters showed up at the site of a dispute between the Bureau of Land Management and a cattle farmer who has refused to pay fees for grazing his animals on public lands…
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